Racial Justice Resources for Families


Resources from the Web

 

“Raising Race Conscious Children”

http://www.raceconscious.org

 

“The Conversation We Must Have with Our White Children” http://www.onbeing.org/blog/courtney-martin-the-conversation-we-must-have-with-our-white-children/8806

 

“Read This: #BlackLivesMatter Reads for Teens”
https://hclib.bibliocommons.com/list/share/642401647_hcl_social_media/669879377_read_this_blacklivesmatter_reads_for_teens

 

“Talking to Our Children About Racism and Diversity” (from The Leadership Conference)

http://www.civilrights.org/publications/reports/talking_to_our_children/

 

“Talking to Kids About Dallas, Baton Rouge, and Minnesota”

http://parents-together.org/talking-kids-dallas-baton-rouge-minnesota/

 

“Where to Start: 12 Small Steps for Families Who Want to Be a Positive Force for Change on Racism”

http://www.westories.org/blog/2016/7/8/where-to-start-12-small-steps-for-white-families-who-want-to-be-a-positive-force-for-change-on-racism

 

“Twelve Children’s Books to Help Talk to Kids About Prejudice”

http://coolmompicks.com/blog/2015/07/07/12-childrens-book-help-talk-to-kids-about-prejudice/

 

“Using Children’s Books to Talk About Race: A Bibliography” (this includes age-appropriate material from preschool-12th grade)

http://friendsschoolofportland.org/sites/default/files/BookList.pdf

 

“60+ Resources for Talking to Kids About Racism”

http://creativewithkids.com/resources-for-talking-to-kids-about-race-and-racism/

 

“70 Race Resources for White People”
https://scrapingraisins.blogspot.com/2016/07/70-race-resources-for-white-people.html?m=1

 

“Violence, Racism, and Hostile Rhetoric”

https://rowsofsharon.com/2016/07/10/violence-racism-and-hostile-rhetoric/

 

Books

 

Let’s Talk about Race  by Julius Lester

Daddy, There’s a Noise Outside by Kenneth Braswell

Peace is an Offering by Annette Le Box and Stephanie Graegin

The Skin You Live In by Michael Tyler

Shades of People by Shelley Rotner

Grandpa, Is Everything Black Bad? By Sandy Lynne Holman

Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement by Carole Boston Weatherford

Who Was Rosa Parks?  by Yona Zeldis McDonough

Who Is Malala Yousafzai? by Dinah Brown and Andrew Thomson

Who Is Barack Obama? by Roberta Edwards

The March Trilogy (a graphic novel series) by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell

The Skin I’m In by Sharon G. Flake

The Watsons Go to Birmingham by Christopher Paul Curtis

Seedfolks by Paul Fleischman